Donald Trump abused as a child by ‘sociopathic’ father, claims family memoir

Niece says president is ‘narcissist’ who is ‘lost to his own delusional spin’

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Donald Trump suffered “child abuse” at the hands of his “high-functioning sociopath” father, according to an upcoming memoir by the president’s niece.

Mary Trump claims that “love meant nothing” to Fred Sr, “who expected obedience, that is all”, the Daily Mail reports.

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